Alberto Concepcion, El Segundo, Calif.
Alberto, a senior catcher at El Segundo High, tied the national high school record for consecutive home runs with six when he hit two in a 21-1 defeat of Burbank High and four in an 11-0 defeat of Banning High. He also holds the state high school record for RBIs in a season (70).
Tara Nott, Stillwell, Kans.
Nott, 26, set U.S. women's records for the 106-pound class in the snatch (166.1 pounds), clean and jerk (214.5) and total (379.5) at the national championships. She's only the second American woman to lift double her body weight (105 pounds) in the clean and jerk.
Jeremy Sonnenfeld, Sioux Falls, S.Dak.
Sonnenfeld, a junior at Western Illinois, led the Leathernecks to their first Intercollegiate Bowling Championship, clinching the win with two strikes and a nine-pin count in the final frame of the decisive third game. He was named Most Valuable Player of the event.
Leigh Daniel, Lubbock, Texas
Track and Field
Daniel, a junior at Texas Tech, had the fastest time in the NCAA through Sunday in the women's 5,000 (16:02.42) and 10,000 (32:53.95) meters. She is the 1999 indoor champion in the 5,000 and had the winter season's NCAA-best time in that event (16:01.11), a Red Raiders women's record.
John Gregory, Cascade, Idaho
Gregory, 46, a commercial salmon fisherman and a fourth-degree black belt, won the 145-pound category in the masters' 44-49 age group at the senior national championships. He beat Michael Sakashita of Riverdale, Utah, for the title.
Marny Oestreng, Trogstad, Norway
Oestreng, a freshman at Bowling Green and the MidAmerican conference woman gymnast of the year, won the NCAA title in the floor exercise with a score of 9.925 in the finals. She was the first Falcons gymnast to earn a trip to the NCAA meet.